Elected: March 10, 1998
Inducted: September 26, 1998
Born: July 23, 1937 in Yakima, Washington
1954-1958 U.S. Navy Electricians Mate 2nd Class Honorable Discharge
1958-1965 Clark Supply, Inc., San Diego, California – started as a delivery truck driver, left as Vice President. Engineering Reprographics supply firm.
1965-1967 Frederick Post Co., Seattle, Washington, Regional Sales
1967-1968 Assistant Engineer on Reefer Queen, 500 ton tuna seiner
1968 Clark Supply Co., division of Waxie Enterprises – manager
1968-1973 Web Service Co., Professional laundry system sales
1967-1973 Part time night driver for Fletcher Hills Towing
1973 Present owner Fletcher Hills Towing, President Willsey Enterprises, Inc.
1974 Joined California Tow Truck Association
1976-1977 President San Diego Chapter CTTA
1981-1983 President CTTA
1981 Member of the year CTTA
1987-1995 Cabinet Member TRAA
1987-1988 Costa Representative
1990-1991 4th Vice President
1991-1992 2nd Vice President
1995-1996 4th Vice President
1988-1996 Board Member Mother Goose Parade, El Cajon, California
1992 President of the parade
1997 President Los Senderos Horse Riding Club (San Diego’s oldest)
1995 Present, El Cajon Mounted Police Officer, reserve.
1960 Married Merideth A. Willsey,
now Vice President of Willsey Enterprises, Inc.
Children: Wes J. Willsey – lives in Denver, Colorado
Vaunete R. Allen – lives in La Mesa, California
Van M. Willsey – lives in El Cajon, California – General Manager Fletcher
5 Grandchildren: Elizabeth, Katie, Abbey, Allen & Jenifer